Senior Cook

Recruiter
Shaw Healthcare
Location
Tenterden
Salary
£11.00 - £11.00
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
20 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Shaw healthcare are currently recruiting for a Senior Cook to deliver a quality of food preparation and delivery to our service users in line with our care principles of 'wellness, happiness, and kindness', from within our Kitchen. You will work under the direction of the Home Manager and together with the Catering Team to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our service users are met. Essential Skills & Duties of a Cook: Relevant Cooking / Food Qualifications, i.e. NVQ, Level 1, City & Guilds 706/1, BTEC, QCF; Assist the Senior Cook in cooking and planning a varied and nutritious diet within provided budgets, whilst taking into account nutritional and dietary needs; Deputise in all aspects of the duties of the Senior Cook in their absence; The ability to effectively communicate with care staff, service users and visitors; Maintain high standards of food hygiene and food safety to ensure all controls, recording and monitoring required by CHEFFS manual are carried out effectively; Experience in a similar cook's role is an advantage and you will be asked to verify your qualifications, we will also consider applications from applicants with relevant verified experience in cooking. This role will include · No nights · No split shifts · Alternate weekend working As the role involves working with vulnerable people your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing and Disclosure and Barring Service check. Main responsibilities What we offer Shaw healthcare offer comprehensive training via our Learning & Development Department. What benefits will I receive? Shaw healthcare have an excellent employee benefit programme, which includes: Excellent rates of pay Paid annual leave - 20 days per year plus Bank Holidays Corporate 2 day induction and mandatory training e.g. moving and handling Nest pension scheme Free Uniform Discounted Meals while on Shift Free Parking Refer a friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000) Child care vouchers Biannual incentive scheme Excellent development and promotion opportunities Employee assistance program to all contracted staff including face to face counselling This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/85346690

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